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United Way Greater Nigeria Announces New Board of Trustees

United Way Greater Nigeria has announced a new Board of Trustees composed of distinguished professionals. The board will focus on enhancing education, employment, women’s health, empowerment, and food security across Nigeria. In a recent announcement, the United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), a significant player in the global United Way Worldwide (UWW) network, unveiled its new Board of Trustees. The board, a convergence of remarkable professionals, is entrusted with the responsibility of guiding UWGN’s projects aimed at enhancing various societal areas, including education, employment, women’s health, empowerment, and food security across Nigeria. The board features Joseph Olofinsola, who will take the helm as chairman. Other distinguished participants include Sheila Ojei, Adeniyi Adenubi, Bunmi Akinyemiju, and Oke Maduewesi. The team is further bolstered by the presence of Joshua Motolani Phillips, Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, Olakunle Gidado, Amaka Onwughalu, and Ayobami Olubiyi. These individuals bring to the table a wealth of experience in diverse sectors such as finance, technology, health, and management.

Envisioning a Better Nigeria

UWGN’s mission is to improve the quality of life for Nigerians, a goal that the new board is expected to uphold and guide. The board’s primary function is to provide oversight and direction, ensuring that UWGN’s initiatives align with their mission. The Executive Director of UWGN expressed optimism about the board’s potential to contribute significantly to community development and address pressing societal challenges.

United Way Greater Nigeria is a part of a global nonprofit organization that aims to improve health, education, and financial security for everyone, in every community. With a presence in 95 per cent of U.S. communities and 37 countries and territories, including Nigeria, UWGN is making strides to make a positive global impact.